MATERIAL MASTERY AT SAXUM GROUP
Unveiling Excellence in Safety Gloves Material Selection
Saxum Group excels in crafting safety gloves with premium materials. Explore our guide for insights on superior safety gloves material, covering leather, fabrics, cuff styles, and linings.
Types of Leather:
In the production of work gloves, the selection of leather plays a pivotal role in determining durability, grip, and protection. We tailor various types of leather to specific work environments, creating a harmonious blend of strength, flexibility, and comfort. At SAXUM GROUP, we specialize in manufacturing the following types of leather for use in glove production:
1. COWHIDE GRAIN LEATHER
Renowned for durability and abrasion resistance, cowhide grain is the optimal choice for heavy-duty tasks in construction and welding.
2. BUFFALO GRAIN LEATHER
Thick and resilient, buffalo grain excels in demanding fields such as logging and heavy construction, providing superb abrasion resistance.
3. GOATSKIN GRAIN LEATHER
Soft, flexible, and dexterous, goatskin grain is perfect for precision tasks such as carpentry and assembly work.
4. SHEEPSKIN GRAIN LEATHER
Soft and pliable, sheepskin grain provides comfort for light-duty tasks like gardening.
5. COWHIDE SPLIT LEATHER
Thicker and economical, cowhide split provides durability, making it a reliable choice for general work gloves.
6. SYNTHETIC LEATHER (AMARA)
Amara or synthetic leather is a man-made material designed to mimic the look and feel of genuine leather. People often choose it for its durability, flexibility, and resistance to moisture.
Types of Fabric:
The choice of fabric for the back of work gloves is crucial for comfort, flexibility, and functionality. Here are some common types of fabrics used for the back of work gloves:
Allows for a comfortable and secure fit, enhancing overall dexterity and flexibility during various tasks.
2. MESH FABRIC
Enhances airflow, preventing hands from becoming overly sweaty and uncomfortable.
Provides strength and toughness, ensuring the longevity of the gloves in demanding environments.
Resistant to a variety of chemicals, providing an additional layer of protection for the wearer.
Contributes to the overall fit and comfort of the gloves, preventing them from slipping during use.
6. PU COATED FABRIC
Improves the glove’s grip on objects and provides protection against light moisture.
Provides a comfortable feel and helps keep hands dry, making it suitable for various applications.
8. LEATHER PANELS
Adds durability and resistance to wear and tear, especially in areas prone to high stress.
9. TERRY CLOTH
Absorbs moisture, keeping hands dry, and provides a soft, cushioned feel.
10. KNIT FABRIC
Knit fabrics, such as jersey or interlock, are used in the back of gloves for their flexibility and breathability.
11. REFLECTIVE MATERIALS
Reflective materials may be added to the back of gloves for increased visibility in low-light or high-traffic environments.
Offers protection against heat and flames, making it suitable for welding or other hot work conditions.
13. HIGH-VISIBILITY FABRICS
Improves worker visibility, enhancing safety in construction zones or other areas with heavy machinery.
14. LYCRA/SPANDEX BLEND
A blend of Lycra or Spandex with other materials is utilized in the back of gloves for a combination of stretch and durability.
15. CUT-RESISTANT MATERIALS
Cut-resistant materials, such as Kevlar or Dyneema, may be incorporated into the back of gloves to provide additional protection against sharp objects.
16. COTTON CANVAS BACK
Cotton canvas is durable, breathable, and provides a comfortable fit for various tasks.
17. COTTON BLEND FABRICS
Cotton blends offer a balance between breathability, comfort, and enhanced durability.
18. CORDURA BACK PANEL
Known for its exceptional abrasion resistance, Cordura provides additional durability to the gloves, especially in high-stress areas.
Types of Lining:
In the production of leather work gloves, the choice of lining is a critical consideration, directly influencing comfort, insulation, and protection. From fleece for warmth in cold conditions to Kevlar® for cut resistance, each lining type serves a distinct purpose. Our gloves boast tailored linings for diverse, comfortable functionality. Below, we explore a range of linings utilized in the production of leather work gloves:
1. COTTON LINING
Cotton linings are commonly used in leather gloves for their soft and comfortable feel against the skin.
2. FLEECE LINING
Fleece linings provide warmth and comfort, making them suitable for winter work or activities in cold environments.
3. THINSULATE™ LINING
Lightweight and breathable synthetic insulation for efficient heat retention.
4. POLYESTER LINING
Versatile, offering a balanced combination of comfort and moisture-wicking properties.
5. FOAM INSULATION
Adds padding and cushioning for enhanced comfort, ideal for gloves designed for impact protection.
6. SHERPA LINING
Mimics the texture of sheep’s wool, providing warmth and a plush feel.
7. PILE LINING
Soft, raised surface fabric offering insulation and comfort, commonly used in winter or outdoor gloves.
8. KEVLAR® LINING
Provides a high level of protection against cuts and punctures without compromising flexibility.
9. THERMAL LINING
Offers enhanced warmth and protection against the cold, making them suitable for winter or outdoor work.
10. MICROFIBER LINING
Soft and smooth feel, enhancing comfort, often used in gloves for precision tasks.
11. MOISTURE-WICKING LINING
Draws sweat away from the skin, suitable for work environments where moisture control is essential.
12. GEL-PADDED LINING
Provides additional cushioning and reduces pressure points, suitable for gloves in tasks involving vibrations or impacts.
13. WATERPROOF MEMBRANE
Gloves with a waterproof membrane, often made of materials like Gore-Tex, are designed for use in wet conditions.
14. TPR (THERMOPLASTIC RUBBER) PADDING
TPR padding is strategically placed on the back of the hand and knuckles to absorb and dissipate impact energy, reducing the risk of injuries.
Types of Cuff Materials:
In leather work gloves, the cuff plays a crucial role in providing protection and comfort. Here are common types of cuff materials used in leather working gloves:
1. RUBBERIZED CUFFS
Gloves with cuffs featuring a rubberized coating provide enhanced grip, liquid resistance, and moderate impact abrasion protection.
2. SPLIT LEATHER CUFFS
Derived from the fibrous lower layers of the hide, split leather cuffs offer strength and durability, making them well-suited for rugged tasks.
3. ELASTIC CUFFS
Elastic spandex cuffs contribute to a secure and flexible fit, allowing for ease of movement during manual tasks
4. HOOK & LOOP CLOSURES
Gloves with Velcro closures allow for easy adjustment and a secure fit, preventing slippage during work.
5. KNIT WRIST CUFFS
Cotton knit wrist cuffs provide comfort and prevent debris from entering the glove, making them suitable for woodworking and construction.
6. SAFETY CUFFS
Safety cuffs that extend beyond the wrist offer increased coverage and protection against cuts and abrasions.
7. REFLECTIVE CUFFS
Cuffs with reflective elements enhance visibility in low-light conditions, providing an additional safety feature.
8. DENIM CUFFS
Denim cuffs, made from sturdy cotton twill fabric, offer durability and abrasion resistance in work gloves with a versatile and casual aesthetic.
9. CANVAS CUFFS
Made from durable cotton or cotton-blend fabric, offer strength, abrasion resistance, and flexibility in work gloves for versatile protection.
10. LAMINATED CUFFS
Laminated cuffs in gloves involve the fusion of multiple layers, often with a rubber or plastic material, providing enhanced protection, durability, and resistance to elements or hazards.